Apple users targeted by fake invoice emails

Thursday 25 August 2016 09:21 CET | News

Apple has warned its customers are being targeted in a series of new scams involving invoices containing fake iTunes, App Store or Netflix purchases.

The phishing emails are aimed at stealing users’ bank details by making them think someone has gone shopping using their Apple accounts.

I another similar phishing email Apple customers are told they have bought a GBP 36 for a Netflix subscription, purchased from the App Store.

Embedded in these phishing e-mails can be malware links which fraudsters use to lurk in the background of computer and pounce when the users bank online, and the same is true of text messages.

Apple said the iTunes Store will never ask for personal information or sensitive account information such as passwords or credit card numbers via email.

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Keywords: phishing email, fake invoice, cybercrime, web fraud, invoice email, Apple, Netflix
Categories: Securing Transactions | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud
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